File:Buildings on the campus of North Georgia College and State University.jpg|thumb|Rogers Hall, Hansford Hall, the John L. Nix Mountain Cultural Center, Price Memorial Hall, and Barnes Hall.
'''North Georgia College and State University''' was a four-year university located in Dahlonega, Georgia|Dahlonega
, Georgia (U.S. state)|Georgia
. Founded as '''North Georgia Agricultural College''' in 1873, it was the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state until its consolidation, the first being the University of Georgia
[Roberts, William Pittman:”Georgia’s Best Kept Secret: A History of North Georgia College” Library of Congress, 1998.]
The university was renowned for its ROTC
program, and was designated as The Military College of Georgia. It was also designated by the University System of Georgia as a state leadership institution. It was one of only six senior military college
s in the United...